Title: Azure Solutions Architect
Location: Charlotte, NC (Hybrid)
Type: Full-time, Direct Hire
Base Salary Range: $150,000-180,000k
As an Azure Solutions Architect, you will be responsible for developing and executing strategies for migrating, deploying, and managing applications and services in an Azure cloud environment. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure the scalability, security, and reliability of cloud-based solutions. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of Azure services, infrastructure as code, and best practices for cloud architecture.
- Design, architect, and implement scalable, secure, and reliable cloud solutions on the Azure platform.
- Collaborate with development and infrastructure teams to ensure applications are designed with cloud best practices.
- Lead the migration of on-premises applications to Azure, ensuring minimal downtime and optimal performance.
- Implement Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using tools such as Terraform or ARM templates for automated and repeatable deployments.
- Develop and implement security best practices for Azure environments.
- Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulatory requirements.
- Monitor and optimize the performance of Azure services to meet service level objectives.
- Identify and resolve performance bottlenecks and issues.
- Work closely with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and translate them into scalable cloud solutions.
- Communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.
- Proven experience as a Cloud Architect with a focus on Microsoft Azure.
- Strong understanding of Azure services, including but not limited to Virtual Machines, Azure Kubernetes Service, Azure Functions, Azure SQL Database, etc.
- Experience with Infrastructure as Code tools (Terraform, ARM templates).
- Knowledge of security best practices in cloud environments.
- Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
- Experience with DevOps practices and tools (Azure DevOps, Jenkins, Git).
- Familiarity with containerization and orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes).
- Preferred: Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert or equivalent.
To be considered for the role please apply online or email an updated Resume to William Barclay at Oliver James - firstname.lastname@example.org